Indigenous organisations in Peru
Amazon rainforest tribe makes contact with outside world
Video shows loincloth-wearing men from Panoan linguistic group accepting bunches of bananas from a group from a local village. Isolated native people wearing...
Environmental Justice, Indigenous Peoples and Urban Marginals in Peru 2013)
Peru’s indigenous people call for environmental protections
As delegates from around the world gather in Lima, Peru, to work on a framework on climate change, thousands of Peruvians flocked to the capital to demand be...
WWF- Indigenous People in Peru
Indigenous People in Peru welcoming WWF staff.
Katoomba Peru -- Panel: Policies and Incentives for Forests, Water, and Indigenous Peoples
Forests and land use will be a central component of the regional strategy to climate mitigation and adaptation. Forests are often home to indigenous peoples,...
The Native People of the Jungle - Iquitos Tours
There are 72 ethnic groups or indigenous communities in Peru. Sixty-five of them live in the Amazonian jungle. The majority were converted to Christianity by...
Indigenous groups fight Illegal logging in Peru
In Peru, officials estimate that nearly 80 percent of the country's timber exports are harvested illegally. Often this takes place on the lands of local popu...
Solidarity with Indigenous people of Peru - Melbourne 11 June 2009
Extracts from speeches at rally held at the old GPO building in Melbourne, Australia, on 11 June 2009 to show solidarity with the Indigenous people of Peru f...
Peru's Efforts to Protect Indigenous People
The United Nations says Peru will be Latin America's second-fastest growing economy this year. But some companies say a law meant to protect the country's in...
Uncontacted Amazon Tribe: First ever aerial footage
http://www.uncontactedtribes.org - For the first time, extraordinary aerial footage of one of the world's last uncontacted tribes has been released. Survival...
The Ecologist (blog)
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:11:15 -0800
Can Norway carry on ignoring Peru's woeful performance? Surely Humala's attitude to the rights of indigenous peoples is not something that the Norwegian government can ignore? For too many indigenous peoples in Peru this is a matter of life and death.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:23:25 -0800
A key focus was on competing claims by farmers, foresters, miners, conservationists and indigenous peoples. “In Peru, Brazil, Indonesia and beyond, these claims can lead not only to carbon emissions, but also to social conflict and violence,” the ...
Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:52:30 -0700
Lima, Oct. 18. Over 40 representatives of the Regional Indigenous Peoples Organization of the East (ORPIO) and the Confederation of Amazonian Nationalities of Peru (CONAP) gathered in the city of Iquitos, Loreto region to get information and prepare ...
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:39:10 -0700
Or that of the more than 60 indigenous peoples in Peru, the Matsigenkas are actually one of the most well-known, most researched, most written about. Indeed, Snell's mother, Betty, wrote a paper on Matsigenka grammar published in 1963, the New ...
Upside Down World
Upside Down World
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:45:00 -0700
Matsigenka-Nanti woman and child along the River Camisea, Peru. Photo by Javier Plans are afoot to abolish a reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples in Peru's Amazon in order to exploit massive gas deposits and facilitate Christian evangelization, ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:56:15 -0800
“Throughout the years, Indigenous Peoples in Peru have suffered the devastating consequences of extractive projects in their territories, a history that has resulted in a deterioration in relations between Indigenous Peoples and the state,” James Anaya ...
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:09:04 -0700
Recent protests by indigenous communities over mining in the Andean highlands and a hydroelectric dam in the Peruvian Amazon, as well as mixed reactions to a new forestry law, are a sign of difficulties Peru's new president will face upon taking office ...
Inter Press Service
Fri, 28 May 2010 06:41:40 -0700
LIMA, May 28 2010 (IPS) - Indigenous peoples in Peru finally have a law that obliges the state to consult them about any project or provision that affects their territory or communities. But it will be difficult to implement, as the body charged with ...
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